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Shrimp Veracruz Yellow Rice with Peas

Recipe selected from the eMeals Quick & Healthy Plan for Two.


Shrimp Veracruz

Serves 3

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • ½ (8-oz) pkg diced yellow onion
  • ½ Tbsp bottled minced garlic
  • 1 (14.5-oz) can diced tomatoes
  • ½ (8-oz) can no-salt-added tomato sauce
  • ¼ cup pitted green olives
  • 1 lb peeled and deveined wild-caught shrimp
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • ¼ tsp pepper

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat; add onion and garlic.
  2. Sauté 5 minutes or until tender.
  3. Add tomatoes, tomato sauce and olives; bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat, and add shrimp, parsley and pepper.
  5. Cook 3 to 5 minutes longer or until shrimp turn pink.

Note:

We suggest buying wild-caught shrimp. If you use frozen shrimp, be sure to check the label or verify with your fishmonger that it’s chemical-free or individually quick-frozen (IQF).

Yellow Rice with Peas

Serves 3

Ingredients

  • 1 (8.8-oz) pkg microwavable Spanish-style rice
  • 1 cup frozen green peas

Instructions

  1. Microwave rice and peas according to package directions; toss together.

Note:

Rice cooks in 90 seconds, and peas cook in 5 minutes.

Time

Clock
10mPrep
20mCook
30mTotal

Nutritional Information

Main Side Total
Servings 3 3
Calories 248 151 399
Servings 3 3 6
Calories 248 151 399
Fat (g) 8 1 9
Sat. Fat (g) 1 0 1
Protein (g) 24 4 28
Carb (g) 19 30 49
Fiber (g) 5 4 9
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